In 2006 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that most doctors should automatically screen all their patients, including older adults, for HIV even if they don't exhibit any symptoms. New research finds that despite this...
26-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT
The UCLA division of geriatrics has received a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to enhance geriatric education, training and workforce development in Riverside County. The grant will fund a new...
12-Aug-2015 6:05 PM EDT
Children and adolescents who receive integrated mental health and medical treatment are 66 percent more likely to have a good outcome than those who receive more traditional primary care.
6-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT
High-grade serous ovarian cancer often responds well to the chemotherapy drug carboplatin, but why it so frequently comes back after treatment has been a medical mystery.
Now a team of UCLA researchers has discovered that a subset of tumor cells...
31-Jul-2015 5:00 PM EDT
A wealth of programs target autistic kids. But what about when they grow up? UCLA's Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills is the only evidence-based approach to teaching social skills to young adults with autism.
30-Jul-2015 7:05 PM EDT
The UCLA department of neurosurgery ranks No. 2 in the nation in scholarly research, according to a recent paper evaluating the impact of published articles in the field.
29-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT
A study by the Los Angeles County Trauma Consortium has found that compliance with Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines for treating traumatic brain injury do not necessarily lead to lower mortality rates.
28-Jul-2015 9:05 PM EDT
Naturally Occurring Protein Fragment Found in the Brain Inhibits Key Enzyme Implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease
For the first time, UCLA researchers have shown that a natural protein fragment produced in the brain can act as an inhibitor of a key enzyme implicated in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that could lead to the development of new drugs...
28-Jul-2015 6:05 PM EDT
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UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football
22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat
9-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT
March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
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UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
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